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Rebel Without a Cause (27-Oct-1955)

Director: Nicholas Ray

Writers: Nicholas Ray; Irving Shulman; Stewart Stern

Music by: Leonard Rosenman

Producer: David Weisbart

Keywords: Drama, Los Angeles

Defiant teenager, an outsider new in town, immediately comes into conflict with his parents, other students, and the police. James Dean's powerful performance defined cool for a generation. Originally started in black and white, it was reshot in color. Received Oscar nominations for Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, and Best Story.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Nick Adams
10-Jul-1931 7-Feb-1968 Johnny Yuma on The Rebel
Jim Backus
25-Feb-1913 3-Jul-1989 Mr. Howell on Gilligan's Island
James Dean
8-Feb-1931 30-Sep-1955 Lived fast, died young
Ann Doran
28-Jul-1911 19-Sep-2000 Rio Grande
Dennis Hopper
17-May-1936 29-May-2010 Apocalypse Now
William Hopper
26-Jan-1915 6-Mar-1970 Paul Drake on Perry Mason
Rochelle Hudson
6-Mar-1916 17-Jan-1972 Rebel Without a Cause
Sal Mineo
10-Jan-1939 12-Feb-1976 Dies in Rebel Without A Cause
Edward Platt
14-Feb-1916 19-Mar-1974 Chief on Get Smart
Ian Wolfe
4-Nov-1896 23-Jan-1992 Bedlam
Natalie Wood
20-Jul-1938 29-Nov-1981 Rebel Without A Cause


James Dean   ...   Jim Stark
Also Starring
Natalie Wood   ...   Judy
Sal Mineo   ...   Plato
Jim Backus   ...   Frank Stark
Ann Doran   ...   Mrs. Stark
Corey Allen   ...   Buzz Gunderson
William Hopper   ...   Judy's Father
Rochelle Hudson   ...   Judy's Mother
Dennis Hopper   ...   Goon
Edward Platt   ...   Ray Fremick
Steffi Sidney   ...   Mil
Marietta Canty   ...   Plato's Nurse
Virginia Brissac   ...   Mrs. Stark
Beverly Long   ...   Helen
Ian Wolfe   ...   Dr. Minton
Frank Mazzola   ...   Crunch
Robert Foulk   ...   Gene
Jack Simmons   ...   Cookie
Tom Bernard   ...   Harry
Nick Adams   ...   Chick
Jack Grinnage   ...   Moose
Clifford Morris   ...   Cliff


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